Pair of Buttons

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1850-1900

GUSN

GUSN-100881

Description

Pair of small oval red glass buttons with goldstone letter S set in brass, loop for attachment on reverse.

Details

Descriptive Terms

glass (material)
brass (alloy)
BUTTON

Additional Identification Number

324

Related Items

Title Silver button Accession Number 1975.216
Title Button Accession Number 1975.218
Title Pair of buttons Accession Number 1975.217
Title Pair of buttons Accession Number 1975.219
Title Three glass buttons Accession Number 1975.220

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Clothing -- Accessory

Dimensions

7/16 in (1); 7/16 in (2) x 5/16 in (1); 5/16 in (2) x 5/16 in (1); 5/16 in (2) (HxWxD) (inches)

Accession Number

1975.217.1-2

Reference Notes

For more information on cuff links and studs see Fales, Martha Gandy, "Jewelry in America, 1600-1900," (1995):178-179; Hinks, Peter, "Victorian Jewelry," (1991).